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Hank Jones on NPR

Hank JonesPianist Hank Jones on NPR’s All Things Considered. (There’s more on Jones in Gary Giddins’ recent piece from the New Yorker.) Jones turns 89 this July 31; his career stretches all the way back to the late 1930s.

David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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Artie Shaw and the Singers

Helen Forrest With Artie Shaw

A tribute to bandleader Artie Shaw highlighting the records he made with vocalists, including Helen Forrest, Billie Holiday, and Mel Torme.

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Afterglow is WFIU's weekly program of jazz and American popular song hosted by David Brent Johnson.

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